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  1. Dave C

    X Rays!!

    Does anyone remember buying shoes in the 1950s? I remember going with my dad to the shoe shop in Northfield (not Huins Shoes, the other one near Woolies) where for a while at least there was an X Ray box that I was told to poke both feet into. When I stretched to look into a what the butler...
  2. Dave C

    Pierrettes In Small Heath?

    I have come across a family photo circa 1914 of a group of young women dresses as Pierrettes or clowns. It's labelled St. Andrews V.G.C. Pierrettes and refers I think to St.Andrews Church near to the Blues ground. Has anyone ever heard of them or knows what V.G.C. might stand for? Cheers...
  3. Dave C

    Look up please - ROUTLEY - St Martins

    I have a William Routley born about 1806 (that surname is often misspelt) married to a Phoebe Newsom in 1851 at St. Martins Parish Church Birmingham. Now I already have their marriage certificate but I know the William was a widower previously married to a Mary, possibly in the same Church as...
  4. Dave C


    I am trying to find any descendants of Charlotte Woodward born Charlotte Carr on 27/11/1891 in Birmingham. Her husbands name was Sammy. My grandfather was her brother Leonard Carr and I would be particularly interested in learning more about Charlottes own father, James Carr as well as about...
  5. Dave C

    Phil Carr looking for Hulberts!

    I am looking for two cousins of mine, Albert and Alfred Hulbert, the parents names where Albert and Kitty Hulbert. Also I was at Alston Road School in Bordesley Green East from 1932 for 9 years. If my name rings a bell with anyone please get in touch. Phil Carr